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Forum: General Knitting 05-30-2009, 11:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,392
Posted By Janiegirl
The spring issue of Interweave Knits has a...

The spring issue of Interweave Knits has a shrug/cardigan pattern called Whisper that's done with lace weight yarn. The same author has another pattern on Ravelry called Featherweight Cardigan. I'm...
Forum: General Knitting 05-31-2008, 07:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,061
Posted By Janiegirl
Every time I see an ad for the lace samplers,...

Every time I see an ad for the lace samplers, this Spectrum Scarf comes to mind.
http://www.knittingdaily.com/blogs/patterns/archive/2008/04/23/spectrum-scarf.aspx

I don't know if the gauge would be...
Forum: General Knitting 04-24-2008, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,223
Posted By Janiegirl
I get the same problem. Plus, eventually they...

I get the same problem. Plus, eventually they end up dented and the tips get dulled. Mine never seem to get any better, they just keep getting worse. I've used several different brands, and they...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-21-2008, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 880
Posted By Janiegirl
Thanks for the tip! I never even thought of...

Thanks for the tip! I never even thought of that, although I have seen mention of it before.
Forum: How-to Questions 04-21-2008, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 880
Posted By Janiegirl
Yes, that's what I was thinking too (about all...

Yes, that's what I was thinking too (about all those ends!). Thanks for the help :waving:
Forum: How-to Questions 04-20-2008, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 880
Posted By Janiegirl
Changing color?

I'm going to be making the Norwegian Sweet Baby Cap next http://grosblog.wordpress.com/2007/05/16/sweet-baby-cap/. I plan on doing it in pink and white, changing colors every 2 rows. I've never...
Forum: Pattern Central 04-06-2008, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,153
Posted By Janiegirl
I'm not working on that pattern, but I am working...

I'm not working on that pattern, but I am working on the Airy Wrap-Around Sweater in the same book. I've had a lot of problems with the cable instructions. I've noticed that the parts that are...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-29-2008, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By Janiegirl
This sweater...

This sweater http://magknits.com/Sept07/patterns/kaleidoscope.htm is made with sock yarn. Since you have bits and pieces, maybe you could do it in stripes.
Forum: Pattern Central 03-18-2008, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,391
Posted By Janiegirl
Stitch Diva Studios has some nice fitted...

Stitch Diva Studios has some nice fitted sweaters. Sahara is going to be my next project, and I've also been thinking about the Hourglass Jacket and the Simple Knitted Bodice.
...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-16-2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,963
Posted By Janiegirl
I've done a bit of leather braiding in the past. ...

I've done a bit of leather braiding in the past. I enjoyed doing it, except that I wasn't sure what to do with the braids once I got them done. Now you've given me a great idea, to use braided...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-15-2008, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,963
Posted By Janiegirl
I've never heard of knitting with fabric or...

I've never heard of knitting with fabric or leather, but you can cut straps with this tool http://www.tandyleatherfactory.com/products.asp?number=3080-00
There's another tool that will cut several...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-07-2008, 09:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,211
Posted By Janiegirl
Oooh, so pretty! She'll love it!

Oooh, so pretty! She'll love it!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-05-2008, 02:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,878
Posted By Janiegirl
Wow, that's beautiful! I love the color of it,...

Wow, that's beautiful! I love the color of it, and the laciness is so nice!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-05-2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,968
Posted By Janiegirl
Thank you! The yarn is Paton's SWS, in the...

Thank you! The yarn is Paton's SWS, in the Natural Pink colorway.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-04-2008, 09:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,462
Posted By Janiegirl
They're both beautiful!

They're both beautiful!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-04-2008, 10:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,968
Posted By Janiegirl
Sorry, I forgot to post the link. Thank you to...

Sorry, I forgot to post the link. Thank you to the pp for linking! And thanks to Silver for the patterns :waving:

The yarn is actually pink/green/tan. I agree though, I love pink & gray...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-03-2008, 09:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,968
Posted By Janiegirl
Palindrome Scarf & Hat

I finished my palindrome scarf & hat!

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2245/2307424697_b07a30317e.jpg?v=0

I pretty much exactly followed the pattern (yarn and all!) except for the hat. I got tired...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-11-2008, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,434
Posted By Janiegirl
The way I read it, you'll take some waste yarn...

The way I read it, you'll take some waste yarn and cast on 60 stitches this way http://www.stitchdiva.com/custom.aspx?id=48
Then you take the 2 main colors double stranded. Cast on this way...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-09-2008, 08:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,150
Posted By Janiegirl
Those are beautiful!! I've been eying different...

Those are beautiful!! I've been eying different Norwegian mitten patterns, but I'm a bit intimidated by them. One day I may try them, but for now I'll just admire yours :heart:
Forum: General Knitting 02-07-2008, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By Janiegirl
I'm American, living in Canada for only 2 years. ...

I'm American, living in Canada for only 2 years. I've just begun knitting, so not much experience yet. I find myself thinking in American sized needles, then translating to metric...or vice versa...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-04-2008, 09:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,682
Posted By Janiegirl
Wow, those are lovely! I just love the colors...

Wow, those are lovely! I just love the colors and the cable!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-03-2008, 07:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,888
Posted By Janiegirl
Wow, that's gorgeous! You did a wonderful job!...

Wow, that's gorgeous! You did a wonderful job! :yay:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-03-2008, 07:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,488
Posted By Janiegirl
That's beautiful! I love how it looks with it...

That's beautiful! I love how it looks with it off the shoulders! :cheering:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-03-2008, 12:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,124
Posted By Janiegirl
FO: Coronet hat!

I've done several hats, but this is the first one that actually fits AND looks good on me! This was also my first cable, first provincial cast on, and first kitchener stitch. (The kitchener stitch...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 01-23-2008, 10:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,480
Posted By Janiegirl
Hello from Calgary! :waving: I'm also a SoCal...

Hello from Calgary! :waving: I'm also a SoCal transplant! I've been here for about 2 years now. I'm starting to get used to the cold, but not the snow. We don't get 'pretty' snow here. Once the...
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